Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems: Long-Term Effects of by Robert J. Livingston

By Robert J. Livingston

''Based upon a 4 decade longitudinal learn of river-estuarine platforms within the Northeast Gulf of Mexico, this ebook offers an in depth comparative research of the long term facts with particular references to similarities and ameliorations in process reaction to nutrient loading (natural and anthropogenic) and long term climatological cycles. It comprises particular references to famous alterations within the weather of the study Read more...

summary: ''Based upon a 4 decade longitudinal learn of river-estuarine structures within the Northeast Gulf of Mexico, this e-book offers a close comparative research of the long term facts with particular references to similarities and adjustments in method reaction to nutrient loading (natural and anthropogenic) and long term climatological cycles. It comprises particular references to famous alterations within the weather of the examine areas over the 4 many years of box operations. the original database will permit a wholly new method of the differentiation of anthropogenic procedures relative to typical stipulations in a chain of river-estuarine platforms. ''

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G. S. Brush (long-core analyses), Dr. L. A. Cifuentes, (nutrient studies, isotope analyses), Dr. K. Rhew (microalgal analyses), Dr. R. L. Iverson (primary productivity), Dr. R. A. Coffin (nutrient studies, isotope analyses), Dr. W. P. Davis (biology of fishes), Dr. M. Franklin (riverine hydrology), Dr. T. Gallagher (hydrological modeling), Dr. W. C. Isphording (marine geology), Dr. C. J. Klein III (aquatic engineering, estuarine modeling), Dr. M. E. Monaco (trophic organization), Dr. R. Thompson (­pesticide analyses), Dr.

A. Black and D. Watson (Histology Division, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University) aided in specimen preparation and serial thin sectioning. The curators of various International Diatom Herbaria have aided in the loan of type collections and other authentic materials: Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (ANSP), California Academy of Sciences (CAS) (San Francisco), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution (Washington, DC), Harvard University Herbaria (Cambridge, Massachusetts), the Natural History Museum (BM) (London, UK), and the F.

In a book that relates long-term climatological changes (which includes the droughts of 1980– 1981, 1986–1988, 1999–2002, 2006–2008, and 2010–2012) to a series of multidisciplinary studies of a series of river-estuarine systems in the NE Gulf of Mexico, it is appropriate to acknowledge the periods covered by these research efforts. The general approach and field sampling methods were common to all study areas. , chlorophyll a, b, c, sulfide; POL, water/sediment pollutants; PHYT, whole water, net phytoplankton; SAV, submerged aquatic vegetation; ZOO, net zooplankton; INF, infaunal macroinvertebrates taken with cores, ponars; INV, invertebrates taken with seines, trawls; FISH, fishes taken with seines, trawls; TR, trophic analyses; NL, nutrient loading; NR, nutrient limitation experiments; ND, no data.

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